Data Release: Back-to-School by the Numbers
August 13, 2019 – Nearly 550,000 Silicon Valley students will head back to school this week and next. Joint Venture’s Institute for Regional Studies has compiled a snapshot of Silicon Valley’s educational landscape by the numbers. On average, families spend close to $700 for supplies and clothing – a hardship for 30% of Silicon Valley. Plus, of households earning less than $35,000 annually, only 25% have internet access; 13,000 do not have a computer at all.